About the Author
Jimmy Jacobs has been the editor of Georgia Sportsman magazine for more than two decades and has written extensively about the state for a number of regional and national publications; among them Backpacker and Canoe magazines, North Georgia Journal and Southwest Georgia Living. He is also the outdoor columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper. On the Web, Jacobs is the Atlanta Outdoor Travel Examiner for Examiner.com, and the Georgia correspondent for Southern Trout magazine. Jacobs has written four guidebooks to fishing in Georgia and the surrounding states and also has authored a volume of Southern humor and nostalgia. A three-time past president and current member of the Georgia Outdoor Writers Association, he is also a member of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association
The 4th edition of Hiking Georgia takes up where the last edition left off: poised to start hikers on some of the finest trekking adventures the Peach State has to offer. Whether the trails are in the high mountains of north Georgia, on coastal barrier islands or in fertile Piedmont river valleys, the flora, fauna and scenery can be spectacular. The information in all 72 chapters is updated, incorporating a total of 15 new trails. The hike descriptions offer directions, as well as GPS-tracked color trail maps and elevation charts to make the journey easier and more enjoyable. To whet your appetite for the adventures, all new color images offer glimpses of what lies around many of the bends in the paths.